James Vanderbilt (“The Amazing Spider-Man”, “Zodiac”) has been tapped by Columbia to write the script for Red Riding, an adaptation of the popular British TV movies. Ridley Scott is attached to direct. Here are some more details on the project, courtesy Heat Vision | THR:
The Red Riding story adapts four books by David Pearce and tracks the disappearance and grisly murders of several young girls as well as police corruption in a British town. The stories took place from 1974 to 1983, followed a large cast consisting of a journalist, a solicitors, a reverend, a male prostitute, a businessman, many police officers, and assorted wives and lovers.